Bodhi should recommend using yum-security's --advisory switch to test testing updates

Kevin Fenzi kevin at scrye.com
Sun Sep 23 16:44:49 UTC 2012


On Sun, 23 Sep 2012 17:33:56 +0200
Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at> wrote:

> I wrote:
> > 3. If the user did not have some of the packages in the group
> > installed, explicitly listing them installs them, which is usually
> > not what the user wants.
> 
> Oops, sorry, I just tested this, I was wrong about that one. But that
> in turn means that if the user had only subpackages installed, those
> will NOT be upgraded by the command Bodhi suggested (which only lists
> the main packages) even if there are versioned Requires between the
> main package and the subpackage(s).
> 
> (That can be "fixed" by using "install" instead of "update", but then
> you're left with the problem from my original point 3.)
> 
> Using the --advisory switch solves this problem nicely.

Sounds nice... 

Could you file a bodhi ticket on this?

https://fedorahosted.org/bodhi/newticket

Thanks, 

kevin
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